Agawam Hospitality Group is a Limited Liability Company registered in the State of New York in March of 2016. It is actively managed by its four General Partners.
Rafe founded Station restaurant in New York’s Hamptons in 2012; a much-acclaimed 120-seat seasonal eatery that Vogue described as ‘an easygoing approach to fine dining’. He previously worked in the U.A.E., having co-founded a consultancy advising the Abu Dhabi government on hospitality and infrastructure projects. Prior to this, he managed a contemporary art gallery in Dubai. Following graduation from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) in 2007, Rafe initially worked in Italy in architectural restoration.
For the past three years, Adam has been the Managing Director of Friedman Equities, his family’s NYC-based management and development company. Over the course of his 9 years in commercial real estate, he has taken part in the purchase, financing, management, development and disposition of a diverse range of properties. These include the purchase and disposition of the Sea Oaks development in Vero Beach, FL (a single family and multi-family property); the purchase and disposition of the Gucci Building on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, CA (retail) while maintaining a carried interest in the property; the ground-up development and entitlement of a Starwood managed resort, the A-loft Hotel, on Collins Ave in South Beach, FL (opened June 2015); and the entitlement and development of a 5+ acre property to operate as a Rosewood Hotel in Palm Desert, CA (est. completion 2nd quarter 2017).
Albert has over ten years’ experience owning, managing, and developing institutional-quality real estate nationwide. Albert is currently a VP of acquisitions and asset management at an NYC-based real estate investment firm, where he is directly responsible for overseeing a 2MM square foot portfolio. Previously Albert worked for an NYC based firm where he was responsible for the direct hands-on property management of NYC apartment buildings. Albert, along with Adam and Owen, founded LHIG, LLC in 2015 to invest in value-add multi-family properties in southern Connecticut.
Owen is currently a senior physicist at Winthrop-University Hospital managing and overseeing cutting edge radiation-based cancer treatments. He recently spearheaded the business plan and site design of the Manhattan NYCyberKnife Center (opened October 2014), a state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility on the Upper West Side. Owen has also personally purchased and sold multi-family and commercial office properties in the North West and North East.